Friday, June 04, 2010

Magpie #17
Stone chiseled eyes
Mouth agape
In perpetual surprise.
Watching cauldron boil,
Witches stir
Thrice their toil.
A Magpie screams-
Cast, immobile
Within her dreams.
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Blogger kathew said...

Perfect! I really like your Magpie!

9:14 AM  
Blogger Gabriela Abalo said...

I LOVE it – very smart poem!


9:22 AM  
Blogger susan m hinckley said...

Oooh -- this one kind of gave me a shiver. I loved it. Every word is just right.

12:47 PM  
Blogger Suz said...

oh I saw this coming!
loved it
even though it scared me

2:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely poetry.

CJ xx

4:16 PM  
Blogger Kimmie said...

oooooh - time to turn the lights on and be sure the doors are locked :)

7:38 PM  
Blogger Everyday Goddess said...

i hate when that happens! lol!

seriously good magpie!!

7:48 PM  
Blogger christine said...

Yes this is how I saw her too, but your poem is so much better than mine.


1:49 AM  
Blogger Katherine said...

Love your words Rel... a true master of the written word! Great Magpie!

4:47 AM  
Blogger Aoife.Troxel said...

Great rhyming. It's funny how so many people wrote horror...

5:19 PM  
Blogger willow said...

Creepy and wonderful, Rel!!

7:24 PM  
Blogger sheri... said...

wow, rel, your magpie is good, really good!! when i looked at the prompt this week all i could come up with is a big z-e-r-o but yours is fascinating, rich with flavor! what a fine work you have wrought, my friend!

7:32 PM  
Blogger Helen said...

An intriguing Magpie ... for sure!!!

9:21 PM  
Blogger Tumblewords: said...

Almost like an incantation - it builds a perfect picture!

11:35 PM  
Blogger Puss-in-Boots said...

I like magpies. Ours are very time, cos they get the leftover cat biscuits.

4:11 AM  
Blogger RA said...

Gripping from the first line. :)

4:18 AM  
Blogger C Hummel Kornell a/k/a C Hummel Wilson said...

Well done. Really enjoyed this one. So interesting what comes out of us.

11:58 AM  
Blogger Lee said...

She'd be best advised to keep her mouth closed with those magpies flying about!!! ;)

9:39 PM  
Blogger Vicki Lane said...

Nice! The poem's meter evokes the frozen state of the child.

8:43 AM  
Blogger spacedlaw said...

Very original.

9:29 AM  
Blogger Brian Miller said...

cast forever...quick and sharp...and loved the flow of your magpie rel!

10:26 AM  
Blogger Lyn said...

Such a neat little tale of horror, nothing more is needed..great!

12:56 PM  
Blogger Churlita said...

Perfect photo and text.

5:20 PM  
Blogger Alexis said...

This was the perfect fit for that picture! I loved it.

8:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Got to love the witches! (3 witches always make me think of Macbeth.) Anyway, felt sorry for the poor frozen girl!

3:30 AM  
Blogger Jingle said...

loved reading it.

1:45 PM  
Blogger Lena said...

Quick and Crafty...I like a witches mix!

12:30 PM  
Blogger C.M. Jackson said...

loved cast immobile in her dreams--great magpie

10:34 PM  

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